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Love’s Donates $25,000 Toward Louisiana Flood Relief, Recovery Efforts

September 2, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has given $25,000 to The Salvation Army to be used toward relief and recovery efforts for those affected by recent flooding along the Louisiana Gulf Coast region. “Our hearts go out to those affected by the devastating floods in Louisiana,” said Jenny Love Meyer, [...]

Meritor Workers Do 3,970 Pushups in Vet Suicide Awareness Program

September 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Meritor Workers Do 3,970 Pushups in Vet Suicide Awareness Program

Meritor Inc. employees completed 3,970 pushups as part of a worldwide viral pushup challenge to honor those who serve and to raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention. In addition, the company contributed $5,000 from the Meritor Trust to provide outreach and resources for active-duty members and veterans. On average each [...]

Top Dealerships Honored at Paccar Parts And Peterbilt Conference

August 31, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Top Dealerships Honored at Paccar Parts And Peterbilt Conference

Paccar Parts and Peterbilt Motors Co. recently held the Anaheim 2016 Parts And Service Meeting for dealer parts, service and executive managers in Anaheim, Calif. where dealers were awarded for their outstanding achievements and performance. “These dealerships exemplify how parts and service work together to provide outstanding support to our [...]

TravelCenters, Blue Tiger Present $105,000 to Truckers Relief Fund

August 31, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers, has partnered with Blue Tiger USA to benefit truck drivers through the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) with a portion of the proceeds from sales of specially designed Blue Tiger Elite headsets. A check in the amount [...]

GATS Begins 3-day Run Today; Collects Donations for Flood Victims

August 25, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
GATS Begins 3-day Run Today; Collects Donations for Flood Victims

This year’s Great American Trucking Show (GATS) gets underway today and runs through Saturday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas — once again promising dozens of events, educational sessions, and more than a half-million square feet of exhibition space. Meanwhile, show organizers and trucking companies are collecting [...]

Truck Specialized Parking Services Lauded for Real-time Solutions

August 23, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Truck Specialized Parking Services Inc. (TSPS)

Based on its recent analysis of the commercial vehicle smart parking services market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Truck Specialized Parking Services Inc. (TSPS) with the 2016 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. TSPS tracks and monitors truck stops and rest areas in real time to [...]

After a Decade, Kenworth Trucks is Saying Farewell To the T660

August 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
After a Decade, Kenworth Trucks is Saying Farewell To the T660

Kenworth Trucks says it is retiring its successful, fuel-efficient Kenworth T660 by the end of this year after a 10-years production run, offering its customers a “last call” opportunity to order from the final production allotment of 500 T660s. “The Kenworth T660 has been a fantastic truck for our customers, [...]

FMCSA Seeks Input on Licensing Young Drivers to Operate Trucks

August 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
FMCSA Seeks Input on Licensing Young Drivers to Operate Trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing a three-year pilot program that allows a limited number of individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce. The program, as required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, targets potential truck [...]

REAL Women in Trucking Host Lady Truck Driver Conference Cruise

August 19, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
REAL Women in Trucking Host Lady Truck Driver Conference Cruise

REAL Women in Trucking (RWIT) is hosting a conference aboard the Carnival Conquest from March 26 to April 1, for the purpose of uniting and honoring women in the truck driving industry. The “Queen of the Road on the High Seas” conference will include education sessions on a broad range of [...]

Ryder First Truck Fleet to Surpass 100 Million Natural Gas Vehicle Miles

August 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Ryder First Truck Fleet to Surpass 100 Million Natural Gas Vehicle Miles

Ryder System Inc., has announced that its fleet of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) has surpassed 100 million miles of operations, making it the first commercial fleet outsourcing provider to reach this significant milestone. Through this achievement, Ryder has gained substantial insight into the NGV industry and how to optimize this [...]